|Desert Venture (Part I) - Richie (Robert Yarnall)|
"This is a story of a venture by American capital in a strange and ancient land," says the narrator. Shows the search and extraction of oil in Saudi Arabia, necessary to power the American "nation on wheels."
Keywords: Middle East; Oil industry; Globalization
Downloads: 9,323 (3 reviews)
|Our Enemy: The Japanese - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures|
Stridently anti-Japanese film that attempts to convey an understanding of Japanese life and philosophy so that the U.S. may more readily defeat its enemy. Depicts the Japanese as "primitive, murderous and fanatical." With many images of 1930s and 1940s Japan, and a portentious and highly negative narration by Joseph C. Grew, former U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda
Downloads: 54,051 (7 reviews)
|Terrible Truth, The - Davis (Sid) Productions|
Early (and sensational) film on marijuana use as a route to heroin addiction.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Drugs; Teenagers; California: Los Angeles
Downloads: 58,034 (18 reviews)
|My Japan - U.S. Treasury Department|
Complex and disturbing anti-Japanese propaganda film produced to spur the sale of U.S. war bonds. CONTENT ADVISORY: Explicit racism and extreme violence.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 254,136 (94 reviews)